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Exim Bank supports Shea industry with GH¢10million

The Ghana Exim Bank has committed GH¢10million to support stakeholders in the value chain as part of the first phase of its Shea Empowerment Initiative. The Initiative is aimed at providing economic empowerment to women shea collectors, processors and cosmetic producers engaged in the Shea value chain. Mr Lawrence Agyinsam, the Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Exim Bank, speaking at the …

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Vodafone Ghana targets five million subscribers for Vodafone cash

Vodafone Ghana, a telecommunication company, at the weekend assured Ghanaians of adequate security and excellent mobile money services as it ups campaign to move the more than five million subscribers onto the Vodafone cash wallet. According to the company it has improved on its security apparatus to control fraudulent activities on mobile money transactions to protect the interest of subscribers …

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Ghana loses US$50 million through illegal fishing in 2017

A research conducted into the activities of illegal fishing practice, popularly called ‘Saiko’ on Ghanaian ocean has revealed that Ghana lost between US40 and US50million Dollars in 2017, involving 100,000 metric tonnes (MT) of fish. The study represented the first comprehensive attempt to estimate the volume and value of fish landed through saiko, which helps to understand the ecological and …

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Barclays Ghana SME clinics benefit over 300 small businesses

Barclays Bank Ghana has held the 5th Edition of its SME clinic for owners of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Accra at its Kwame Nkrumah Circle Branch attracting over 60 customers doing business with the bank. Over 300 companies have so far benefited from the Bank’s tailor-made capacity building programme aimed at educating and assisting the SMEs on running …

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ema Shipyard bounces back, needs more capital injection

The PSC Tema Shipyard Limited, host to one of the largest shipyards and dry-docks on the African continent, has bounced back into activity and operation but needs a capital injection of about US$ 250 million for initial full operations. Workers are on site, with some ship engineers attending to ship repairing and servicing as other workers engage in the infrastructural …

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Vodafone launches unique product for family

Vodafone Ghana has launched an industry-first ever product designed to bring the spice back into the Ghanaian family all year round. Known as ‘Vodafone One Family”, it is the only unique converged prepaid service in Ghana for the entire family, providing broadband at home, voice minutes for your landline and mobile as well as SMS allocations for up to 4 …

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Uber Ghana takes riders’ safety notch higher with GHC50, 000 insurance cover

Uber Ghana has announced an insurance package worth GHC50, 000 to cover its driver-partners and riders in a bid to ensure maximum safety of its users, ABC News Ghana can report. The policy which is being rolled out by the tech company is in collaboration with leading safety and security focused company, Old Mutual. Addressing the gathering at a round-table …

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Young entrepreneurs urged to strengthen their capacity

Andy Osei Okrah, Founder of the Young Professionals and Youth Coalition (YPYC), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and a network of young entrepreneurs, has challenged the youth to position themselves for Ghana’s transformation. He said it was important for the youth to seize all available opportunities to strengthen their capacity as it would provide them with essential skills to transform the …

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NAPLOAG declares supports for Otumfuo Lottery Game

The National Association of Private Lotto Operators and Agents of Ghana has declared its full support to the Otumfuo Lottery Game initiated by the National Lottery Authority (NLA). The Association, which is led by Mr. Frank Adjei, businessman resident in Kumasi has shown their commitment and preparedness to ensure the successful rollout of the Game to raise funds to support …

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Don’t panic; keep doing business with rural banks – BoG

The Bank of Ghana has denied social media rumours that its intended clean-up of the rural and community banks sector will cause depositors to lose their funds. In a statement, the central bank said its attention “has been drawn to malicious messages circulating on social media platforms such as WhatsApp and Facebook that an intended ‘clean up’ of the Rural …

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